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Ecumen Bethany opens memory care, expands short-term rehabilitation

Ecumen, a nonprofit senior housing and services company, has expanded senior living and service offerings in Alexandria. Ecumen Bethany Community completed a $3 million renovation and expansion project to enhance short-term rehabilitation services and introduce memory care.

Ecumen Bethany Memory Care offers private suites with individualized services provided by specially trained nurses and caregivers. The new memory care area is now open, with tours. More information is available by contacting Patti Carey at (320) 763-1122 or

The remodeled short-term rehab unit is located entirely on one floor with easy access to the expanded therapy gym and dining area.

The public is welcome to an open house and outdoor dedication service on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. Tours and refreshments will be available. This event will be held at Ecumen Bethany Community Circle Drive, 1020 Lark Street, Alexandria. If weather is unfavorable, the event will be moved indoors.

Ecumen Bethany Community offers independent and assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitation services, a senior fitness center and community outreach services for Alexandria area residents.

For more information about the expansion or Ecumen Bethany Community, contact Carol Kvidt at (320) 763-1133 or

Based in Shoreview, Ecumen's mission is to create homes for older adults wherever they choose to live. It operates senior housing and services across Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Idaho.